United States v. Twin Creek Apartments, LLC d/b/a/ Pavilion at Twin Creek (D. Neb.)

Overview: 

On September 11, 2018, the United States filed a complaint and entered into a settlement agreement in United States v. Twin Creek Apartments, LLC d/b/a/ Pavilion at Twin Creek  (D. Neb.).  The complaint alleges that Twin Creek engaged in a pattern or practice of violating the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (“SCRA”), 50 U.S.C. 3955, by imposing lease termination charges against 65 servicemembers who had properly terminated their residential leases under the SCRA.  The settlement agreement requires Twin Creek to pay $75,615 in damages to 65 servicemembers and a $20,000 civil penalty to the United States.  The agreement also requires Twin Creek to adopt new polices to prevent future violations of the SCRA.

press release (9/11/18)

Case Open Date: 
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Case Name: 
United States v. Twin Creek Apartments, LLC d/b/a/ Pavilion at Twin Creek (D. Neb.)
Topic: 
Civil Rights
Tags: 
department of justice
doj
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
SCRA
military
lease termination
residential lease
pattern or practice
military orders
8:18-cv-00428-JMG-SMB
Industry Code: 
None
Component: 
Civil Rights Division
Civil Rights - Housing and Civil Enforcement Section
Updated September 12, 2018